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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Oct 31st, 2017

Banks

Steve Douglas Childs, 60, Commerce
Mr. Steve Douglas Childs, age 60, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Childs was born in Gainesville to William Donald Childs of Commerce and the l ...

Forsyth

Judith Goodmon Cook, 77, Cumming
Judith Goodmon Cook, age 77, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Judy was retired from CASA in Hall County where she helped to turn many lives around. She was a memb ...

Gwinnett

Rev. Robert (Bob) Leuthold of Sugar Hill passed away on October 31, 2017.  He is survived by his wife, Robin Orr Leuthold.  A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. ...

Habersham

William Michael “Mike” Shiflett, age 62 of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at Habersham Medical Center following a sudden illness. Born in Anderson, ...

Hall

Richard Duncan, 82, Gillsville
A Celebration of Life will be held for Richard Duncan 82 of Gillsville, Ga. at 2:00PM Sat. Nov. 4, 2017 in the Chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home. The Rev. Shon Thomas w ...
Bobbie J. Jones, 75, Gainesville
Bobbie J. Jones Bobbie was born in Gainesville, Georgia on August 20, 1942 and passed away September 20, 2017. She is a graduate of Gainesville High School Class of 1960. She kn ...
Reverend Robert E. Kersh, 79, Gainesville
Reverend Robert E. Kersh, “Granddaddy”, 79, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, October 31 2017. Rev. Kersh is preceded in death by his parents; his wi ...
Jesus Martinez, 17, Oakwood
Mr. Jesus Martinez, 17, of Oakwood, Georgia passed away October 31, 2017. A Funeral Mass Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 3, 2017 at Mission Centro Pastoral ...
Thomas Henry Sheridan Jr., 84, Gainesville
Thomas Henry Sheridan, Jr., 84, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Novembe ...

Jackson

Rev. Robert Barr Lewis, 72, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Reverend Robert Barr Lewis, age 72 of Commerce, Georgia (Dry Pond Community) who entered into heaven Tuesday, October 31, 2017.  Reve ...

Other

Trevis “Tony” Anthony Collins, age 60, of Oxford, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Adele W. and Travis M. Collins; ...

White

Carroll L. Zimmerman, 73, Cleveland
Carroll L. Zimmerman, age 73 of Cleveland, passed away Monday,October 30, 2017.  Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will beannounced later by Barrett Funeral Home ...
Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86
Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal stories of grace and beauty, has died
1st black Georgia senator elected post-Reconstruction dies
A former Georgia state senator who was the first black lawmaker elected to the upper chamber after Reconstruction has died
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
Bill Macy, foil to Bea Arthur's feminist wife in '70s sitcom 'Maude,' dies at 97
Retired, longtime Gainesville school official dies
A retired, longtime Gainesville school official, former Asst. Supt. Otis Ellenberg, has died.
Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86